Berlin, 26 November 2009: Frogster is running a fund-raising promotion in collaboration with the children’s rights organisation ‘Save the Children Deutschland e.V.’ and already app. 11,000 Euros have come in for children in adversity.
Going under the name of ‘Moa's Charity Steed for Save the Children’, the mount is now available in the Item Shop at the preferential price of 199 Diamonds - instead of 299 Diamonds for other mounts. For every ‘Moa’s Charity Steed’ sold, the Berlin publisher is donating three Euros to the worldwide children's rights organisation. Since the launch of the promotion last weekend, there have already been more than 3,600 steeds sold, contributing app. 11,000 Euros in donations.
Every Runes of Magic player has up until 28 December 2009 to support children in adversity with the purchase of a ‘Moa’s Charity Steed’. ‘Save the Children’ uses the money worldwide wherever children need to be helped. The organisation fights for children’s rights for survival, health and education, but also against child labour and the use of children as soldiers in armed conflicts. Save the Children also helps children and their families in emergency and catastrophe situations.
To make buying a mount even more attractive, over the coming weekend there will also be a discount of up to 40% on the purchase of Diamonds.
There is further information about the fund-raising promotion on the official Runes of Magic home page www.runesofmagic.com/en/charity.html. You can find out more about Save the Children at: www.savethechildren.net.
About Save the Children
Save the Children is the world's largest independent organisation for children, making a difference to children's lives in over 120 countries. It is made up of 29 national organisations with a global staff of more than 14,000 working together. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children helps children to achieve a happy, healthy and secure childhood. Save the Children listens to children, involves children and ensures their views are taken into account. Save the Children secures and protects children's rights - to food, shelter, healthcare, education and freedom from violence, abuse and exploitation.
Runes of Magic – A world full of magic and adventure
Runes of Magic has redefined the standard for free-to-play MMORPGs in terms of gameplay, fun and quality. The online role play game carries an exciting, multi-layered story, driven by more than 2,300 quests set in the atmospheric fantasy world of Taborea. To date, Runes of Magic has attracted more than 2 million registered users, making it one of the most successful titles in the free-to-play segment, and a must play game for all fans of RPGs and MMO Games.
Runes of Magic features a unique dual class system enabling players to combine one of eight primary classes with a secondary class. The result is a deep player experience that expands upon the game’s deep customization offering. There are two different playable races, Elves and Humans, from which players can choose. Each dual class combination produces its own powerful elite skills. Another popular feature is the opportunity to furnish your own completely individual virtual home, and guilds can construct guild castles, which can be expanded with additional buildings. Thanks to comprehensive crafting and reputation systems, gripping PvP features, deep customization and demanding dungeons, Runes of Magic has something for everyone.
Taiwanese developer Runewaker regularly expands the game world with new free content and challenges.
Runes of Magic Features
- Dual class system with eight classes and unique elite skills
- Individual furnishing of player housing and guild castles
- In-depth story experienced through above 2,300 quests laced with epic quest-lines
- Gripping Player-versus-Player duels in arenas and on the battlefield
- Easy travel using portal stones and a wide range of rideable animals
- Challenging boss-combat in dangerous and extensive dungeons with up to 36 simultaneous players
- Entertaining mini-games offering variety to the hero’s routine
- Dynamic crafting and customization of items
- Regular comprehensive free updates with new game content
- Free-to-Play: No monthly subscriptions, free to download the game
Title: Runes of Magic
Genre: Fantasy MMORPG
Platform: Windows PC
Publisher: Frogster Online Gaming GmbH
19.03.2009 “Chapter I – Rise of the Demon Lord”
15.09.2009 “Chapter II – The Elven Prophecy”
USK: from 12 years
About Runewaker Entertainment Ltd.
Runewaker Entertainment was founded in August of 2004, with the headquarters located in Taichung, Taiwan. The founding members are all very experienced in the field and decided to come together to pursue their own dream. Currently Runewaker employs over 40 highly skilled programmers, designers and artists and is constantly expanding. Runewaker specializes in making massively multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPG). The company has built their own engine from scratch that rivals some of the best that is available out on the market. Their first product, Radiant Arcana (Runes of Magic), is already completed and currently in Open Beta Phase in China. Runewaker is currently producing more content for Runes of Magic. Webpage: http://www.runewaker.com/
The Berlin based Frogster Interactive Pictures AG , listed on the stock exchange, has focused on the growth sector of massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) at an early stage already. The company licenses, markets and operates its virtual worlds for thousands of players in Europe, Asia and North America. In Europe its subsidiary Frogster Online Gaming GmbH is taking care of the operative business of the Frogster group. The Korean joint venture Frogster Asia Co. Ltd. based in Seoul develops new MMO Games with an own team and markets virtual worlds in Asia. Frogster America Inc. based in San Francisco, USA, markets and operates MMO Games in North America. At their offices in Berlin, Seoul and San Francisco, the Frogster group employs more than 120 staff members in the fields of game development, licensing, IT, web design and web development, product management, marketing, PR, web publishing, community management, customer support, hosting, sales, billing and finance/administration. In June 2008, Frogster was awarded as “Landmark in the Land of Ideas”, a competition under the patronage of the German President Dr. Horst Köhler. Further information at: www.frogster.de
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